LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Maupintour is offering a new Africa lineup in its
1999 brochure. Three itineraries, each covering a different part of
the continent, are featured.
The operator has developed a 21-day East Africa Safari; a 15-day
Native Cultures and Wildlife tour of South Africa, and a two-week
Moroccan Treasures trip.
Each Maupintour Africa vacation is escorted by a tour manager
assisted by local guides who speak English.
The three-week East Africa package features visits to many of
the game preserves of the region, including Masai Mara, Samburu and
Amboseli in Kenya, plus Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge, Lake
Manyara and the Serengeti in Tanzania.
In addition, travelers will stay at hostelries like the Ark,
next to a watering hole for maximum game viewing, and the Mount
Kenya Safari Club, the grande dame of East African resorts. Guests
also will attend a farewell dinner in a private home with a local
Maupintour is offering departures Jan. 18 through Aug. 23. Air
and land rates start at $6,790 per person, double.
The 15-day trip to South Africa features Cape Town and the
nearby wine region. Travelers will also stay two nights at Victoria
Falls, with a cruise on the Zambezi River, and visit Kruger
The price of the trip is $5,990 per person, double, for the
complete air and land package, with departures scheduled to run
from late April to Nov. 1.
The operators' 15-day Moroccan Treasures includes a private
expedition into the Sahara desert. It also covers the Imperial
Cities of Marrakesh and Fez and takes in Tangier and Casablanca, as
Trip prices begin at $3,800 per person, double.
Maupintour, Phone: (800) 255-4266